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seem kind of hard-pressed to come up with any real criticism of the obama administration's foreign policy positions. as our own john fuglesang here at current tv, he put it so wonderfully, it was as if romney were introducing the me, too doctrine. so how much does mitt romney support the president's foreign policy? well, let me count the ways. he agrees with the president's proposed 2014 withdrawal from afghanistan. he agrees with putting sanctions on iran. and he agrees with the president's handling of the iraq war. and the drone strikes and targeted killings in pakistan. but one place the candidates do diverge is on spending. here's what that looks like when you put the two plans side by side. president obama would honor the department of defense's request that defense spending be 3.3% of gross domestic product and keep the funding stable over the next decade. mitt romney on the other hand, he would bump that up to 4%. so that's where you get that huge $2 trillion increase over ten years which by the way
of virginia, florida and nevada where new polls show president obama needs to continue to step up his game if he's going to win a second term. in virginia, the republican leaning poll from rasmussen has romney leading the president 50 to 48. before the final presidential debate, the same poll had romney at 50 and president obama at 47. so still close. in florida, a poll from gravis marketing puts romney at 50%. president obama at 49%. same poll taken earlier this month was romney 49 and the president 48. again very little movement. the news is better in nevada where ppp has president leading mitt romney by 4 points, 51% to 47%. results are unchanged frankly from their poll released on october 10th in nevada. it is better. still not good enough. before you start pulling your hair out you political junkies and progressives, there are a few thinks you need to consider. all of these poll numbers are within the margin of error. and more importantly, "new york times" 538 blogger nate silver who has an astonishingly strong trac
. >> if barack obama opens up and gives his college records and applications, and if he gives his pass port applications and records, i will give to a charity of his choice a check, immediately, for $5 million. >> jennifer: i'm just saying. you know what really bugs me about the comments in the context of the presidential race? these guys are all tightly connected to mitt romney. john sununu is an active romney surrogate as he basically says that colin powell endorsed president obama because he is black. donald trump, you know he has been doing robo calls and endorsements for mitt romney. despite the fact that these guys are supporters and allies mitt romney has not personally refuted a single one of their offensive statements. he has actually been running from the media, hoping hoping it all dies down please go away. he could certainly learn a thing, mitt romney could, about being courageous from john mccain. remember in 2008 when john mccain stood up to the people who thought president obama administration was a muslim. >> no, man. he is not. thank you. thank you.
, every last vote. we're going into battle here people suit up and get ready to roll out. president obama is leading the charge, and he will being deployed to four states today. at 0800 he flew from washington, d.c. to davenport iowa then off to denver colorado, and from there on to los angeles to type the tonight show with jay leno. he has still got to head to nevada for another -- for another rally, and this one with a uso-like where indicate katery perry will perform. but the enemy, mitt romney is also on the march. reflies from nevada to iowa -- wait -- nevada iowa to ohio, and all of these states have early voting. look. in nevada where 11% of the population has already voted there are good signs for the democrats. 45% democrats, 35 republican. in iowa almost a quarter of the stated has already voted, 47% democrats, 31% republicans. in ohio counter insurgency effort by republicans. that state doesn't report party affiliation so we have less intel there, but we know that 8% of turned in their ballots. and the president is ahead in the polls there. now let's take
cain. it is about a 90,000 to 70,000 percent -- number about 54 to 46% obama precincts have turned out. and we're very pleased with that, so i think you can make a conclusion that the early vote is coming out for the president, and that's a trend we need to carry over the next ten days. bile kicking off about a half a dozen canvases tomorrow. we would encourage people to early vote tomorrow as you go out to buy batteries and bread tomorrow put on the list voting. vote early. go to gottavote.com to find out where you can vote early. >> jennifer: brian is the hurricane projected to have an impact in virginia? >> well, we don't know. we're watching it very closely as of now we're continuing all of our activities over the weekend -- >> jennifer: it's a little further north, i believe. what part of the state are you as chairman most concerned about? is it the d.c. suburbs or other parts of the state that might need more convincing? >> because of the substantial ground game we have we are pulling votes out of every area of virginia. in terms of the large turnout in swing coun
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